Lawn man’s senseless death just outside satin dolls devastates friends, loved ones
The senseless death of a Fair Lawn man outside a famous North Jersey strip club this weekend shocked and saddened many people – but probably no more than his young niece.
38-year-old Marko Guberovic adored Tessa, whom his friends called “the absolute light of his life.”
Just a small sample of the sweet and sometimes silly selfies he took with the blonde haired pre-teen showed the love they shared.
Guberovic was killed around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday following a scuffle with a group of men outside Satin Dolls, the Route 17 club made famous as “Bada Bing” on the legendary show TV show “The Sopranos”.
Five men from Ridgefield Park – including two brothers – beat Guberovic and then threw him on Highway 17, Bergen County District Attorney Mark Musella said.
Guberovic was hit and dragged several hundred meters later, responders said.
The suspects were arrested and criminally charged with Guberovic’s death after detectives examined surveillance video and questioned witnesses.
“Extreme indifference to human life”
Adrian Hoti, 23, and Fero Hoti, 24, as well as Kevin Agudelo and Christian Reyes, both 22, and Julio Pena, 23, are all charged with “extreme manslaughter”. indifference to human life âand endangering an injured victim.
All remained in detention pending court hearings.
SEE: Prosecutor says beaten man, killed outside Lodi strip club, beaten, left in driver’s way
The driver whose vehicle struck Guberovic had not yet been identified.
âLife is super short and unpredictable,â Brother Josh Fiallo. written on facebook. “You’d better start hitting the base with your loved ones or those you hold close to .. family, mates, friends etc … let go of the pride / grudge and put some stuff to rest, before you have to put someone close to you to rest. “
Others called Guberovic a loving son, brother, uncle and friend who “would light up any room he entered with his infamous ‘WOOOOOOOO’, putting smiles on many faces.”
Nicknamed “Polo,” Guberovic had sold sneakers but more recently worked as a real estate agent for Keller Williams.
He loved to train and had a particular fondness for basketball shoes – especially the Nikes, of whom he posted pictures as #iloveswoosh to 63,700 Instagram followers.
âSuch a humble human being !! Dude, no matter where in the sneaker line you saw me you always told me what I wanted and you would cut it,â Joshua Campuzano wrote. “Thank you for being who you were.”
âYou were the glue that brought the whole sneaker community together !!!!â said alsiggitysauce. âEvery time I heard someone say WOOOOOO, the first person I thought of was you. It was NEVER Rick Flair … Holy shit, we all love you so much.
“He was the most genuine soul and will be sadly missed by so many,” wrote members of the Cliffside Park Foot Locker Family in a GoFundMe campaign. “If you knew Marko, you know he would give you the shirt on the back for anyone in need without hesitation. His kindness was second to none.”
A private mass and funeral were scheduled for Thursday at St. Anne’s RC Church in Fair Lawn. Arrangements are processed by Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road at Fair Lawn.
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